tv Ten O Clock News KICU September 11, 2011 11:30pm-12:30am PDT
good evening i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm ken wayne. they shined into the sky, two towers of light. as new york and the rest of the america honor the victims of 9/11. tonight the rays of light a illuminate a reflection of home. it's been 10 years since 3,000 people were lost. >> my son, firefighters leon smith jr. who was the sunshine of my life. he gave his life so that others can live. >> reporter: in new york, survivors gathered where the twin towers once stood to read the names of those who died. it took more than four hours for all 2,983 names to be read. survivors spoke of and to those who died. >> my father sebastian gorkey who i never met because i was in my mother belly.
i love you father, i love you for loving the idea of having me. you gave me the gift of life and i wish you could be here to enjoy it with me. >> reporter: two giant waterfalls were unveiled. around each waterfall was bronze walled etched with the names of 9/11 victims. and there was a concert today in benefit of victims. denise graves is one of those who sang at the concert. mr.obama said history will show the nation survived a painful blow in the 9/11 attack but kept the faith and emerged stronger. >> these past ten years have shown that america does not give in to fear. to rescue workers who rushed to
the scene, the firefighters who charged up the stairs. the passengers who stormed the cockpit, these patriots defined the very nature of courage. >> the president noted that 2 million americans have gone to war since the september 1 attack. he says the strength of the country lies in the country wanting to move on from a country at war to a country of peace. and the president and first lady traveled to shanksville, pennsylvania. they placed a wreath where a plane went down. the flight was headed from newark to san francisco. family members announced the names of the loved ones lost including seven people from right here in the bay area. a former cal rugby player is
among those credited from stopping the plane from slamming into either the white house or the capital. >> charles bingum. >> the truth is this location, this place is like no other. because the deeds aboard flight 93 were like no other. >> reporter: the obama's then shook hands with those of the crowd and some chanted usa while one man expressed thanks to the president for getting osama bin laden. in union city, millions of the people came out to pay tribute to the victim of flight 93. >> fire. >> reporter: a 21 gun salute and 10 doves marked a decade since passengers on that flight bound to san francisco overpowered the hijackers. flowers were placed at the memorial for the passengers and crew. >> they stood up against evil
and then they were brave and bold enough to stand up for freedom. and that's what this country is all about. it's a proud day. that we're still standing strong and we are who we are. >> reporter: the flight 93 memorial is the second largest in the country. second only to the newly dedicated national memorial in pennsylvania. september 11th has had a powerful effect on muslim americans. many of whom were targeted after the 9/11 attacks. >> reporter: love of country was obvious, so was sadness for the lives lost 10 years ago. >> we wish for peace always, to
our beloved country the u.s. and the people of the u.s. >> reporter: hundreds of people came together to remember the past but they say also to build a better more collaborative future. >> only with god's intervention is each nation culture and faith given its own integrity. >> reporter: tonight's muslim event stopped for prayers toward meccah. it began again with that universal signal of peace, the dove. this woman says that everyone the worse can bring the best in people. >> someone said you this and that, it was very hurtful. because i'm for peace, i'm not a terrorist. >> reporter: leaders say the 9/11 terrorists hurt them as americans but also as muslims. >> these people have hijacked what is known to be a peaceful religion. >> reporter: there was plenty of red, white and blue here
including on this man's shirt. >> i came here 30 years ago and i really i appreciate the liberty and freedom and all that i have over here. and also as a muslim i am proud to be a muslim american. >> reporter: as we said the one problem was far more people came together than were expected. 500 instead of 300. it was not a problem, they minded. live in santa clara, i'm john sasaki. we have more 9/11 coverage including a live report from ground zero in new york. see how some of the people used the day as a chance to give back and serve the community. and the tributes in san jose and san francisco to the firefighters who lost their lives. one very symbolic, the other a real physical effort. that's later in this newscast. now to another grim milestone here in the bay area. survivors of the san bruno pipeline explosion recently
parked one year since that tragedy. ktvu's jade hernandez was with community members and a conquest woman as they gathered today. >> reporter: san bruno's survivors gathered about 3 miles away from this neighborhood where the explosion took place. a support system is still evident a year after this tragedy forever changed this community. walking into san bruno city park, the festive mood was infectious. >> still walking around trying to find everybody. >> reporter: bob hanky was trying to reconnect with those still living with the stars from this scene. on that day when his phone rang he could not believe the news. >> a neighbor called me, he said the block is on fire. so we came up to the house, but we couldn't get in. we seen the ball of fire. >> my house was three houses away from being burned down. >> reporter: eight people died. just recently the national transportation board blamed pg & e for the explosion that
rocked the neighborhood. curious residents today glanced over schematics for the rebuild. >> it's going to take a long time. >> your relatives and people live here, we just need to stick together. >> reporter: the mayor addressed the hundreds who attended. >> this is your day. a day not to think of anything else but sitting down with friends, enjoying some food. enjoying some laughter, we have a long way to go. but days like this will help us get through. >> reporter: congresswoman speier hopes that residents
will find healing. the city says it will continue to build infrastructure, it's just going to take time. jade hernandez. oakland homicide investigators are looking into a suspicious apartment fire after two burned bodies were found inside. the fire broke out at 11:00 a.m. neither the cause of death or the identities of the two badly burned bodies have yet to be released. but it is believed that one of the victims is a woman. invest investigators are looking into a report of a witness who says two people ran out of the billing after that fire be -- out of the billing after that fire began. our crews shot this video in richmond early this morning as a strike team from marine county fire began to move south. crews are helping to put out the flames. this is video of the comanche
fires southeast of bakersfield. crews are also working to put out a fire southeast of bakersfield. over all more than 25,000 acres across the country have burned. officials say the fires are caused by lightning from thunderstorms yesterday morning. the evening commute tomorrow could be another long one for b.a.r.t. riders. scenes like this have become common place on mondays. b.a.r.t. is now warning that demonstrators could disrupt service again at its downtown san francisco stations tomorrow. passengers are being urged to make alternative plans. groups seeking the disbanding of b.a.r.t.'s police force had been organized these protests including one for tomorrow -- tomorrow evening. a white house officials confirms the president is set to send congress the new bill tomorrow and call for swift passage. the $447 billion plan includes lower social security payroll taxes and new hire, new
spending to hire teachers and rebuild schools. the president is also scheduled to visit ohio and north carolina this week to pressure lawmakers to pass that bill. new york city 10 years later, a live report from ground zero as a nation remembers and reflects. on this anniversary, millions of people more than on any other day in u.s. history did something for others. and yet another recall of ground turkey to te
san francisco's coyt tower tonight is reflecting the spirit and emotion of both the city and its firefighters. the tower turned red, white and blue starting friday night and will keep the patriotic look through tonight. in new york it was a very emotion day as a new memorial was unveiled. kraig boslow is live now where the memorial was unveiled. >> reporter: good evening to you. the message was powerful, ten years later families still struggle. a decade has past since that unthinkable day and the grief has not eased. >> we can never unsee what happened here. >> reporter: in lower manhattan, families placed flowers next to victim's names
that are etched in bronze. the attack on the twin towers killed almost 1,000 people. the president, mrs. obama along with the former president and mrs. bush stood strong as the nation mark ed a milestone. >> that's what it came down 10 years later. see the rebuilding and process. >> reporter: in shanksville pennsylvania another remembrance for united airlines flight 93 went down and the deaths of 40 people forever bound together by heroism. >> others are alive together because a bold group of americans rose from their seats. >> reporter: at the pentagon, a memory to remember the 144 people who parished there. >> the true message of 9/11, the winds that unite us are
thicker and the re resolve is stronger than the millions of tons of concrete and marble that make that ephasis behind me. as for the world trade center memorial being built. officials say they are on track to complete the project by 2015. the seven world trade building is already complete while buildings two, three and four are all under construction. officials say they are now working to install columns in the world trade center transportation hub which will help support a subway line through the new center. in the skies, security concerns were heightened and twice together suspicious behavior by airline passengers prompted authorities to scramble fighter jets to escort passenger planes. the first incident involved a frontier airlines flight from denver to detroit. an airlines person says two
people were spending quote an extraordinarily long time in the bathroom. when the plane landed, two people were kept for questioning, they have since been released. according to law enforcement officials three passengers made repeated trips to the bathroom. some passengers were concerned the three men were using hand signals to communicate. two of the men were israeli and one was russian. and the tsa spent days preparing for today. and passengers told us they appreciate it. >> i think we have a lot of good people in this country doing a lot of important work
to make airports and other forms of transportation safe. following 9/11, the transportation security administration was introduced changing how passengers are screened. doors to cockpits were also reenforced with many bullet- proofs supporting the pilot and crew from the rest of the plane. the efforts of two men with bay area ties that helped to bring down flight 93 is being remembered today. >> i love you sweety. >> reporter: that's a phone message alice hoglan left for hinglan. bingum played hockey at cal. a lafayette overpass was the sight of a different kind
of remembrance today. >> the lafayette flight brigade dressed the el portola bridge with dozens of flags. today many of the flags have the slogan never forget printed on them. the event featured live music and a speech by a new york firefighter. some in attendance said they will never forget where they were on 9/11. >> 9/11 is a day that changed us. it changed all of us. >> a candle lit vigil ended the event. at parks and playgrounds people across the bay area found meaning at the end of a
rake or a paint brush. spanning out to spruce up shelters. or gave out cards to say i care. >> i'm a retired firefighters so it has a special meaning for us. >> in remembering 9/11, it's not just sitting around and talking about it because that doesn't change anything. >> reporter: before scattering to their duties, volunteers shared moments about why. >> take the day back from the terrorist and make it a day about us and our community and moving forward. >> reporter: but somber faces were replaced by busy hands. 15 singing for meaning meant more today with a purpose. now a nationally recognized day
of remembrance, with hundreds of cities and companies on board. >> fabulous, these guys are great. everyone is wonderful and it's just exactly where i want to be and what i want to be doing. >> reporter: this dad brought his daughters. >> it helps them reach out and see other parts of the community. >> reporter: not even alive when the attacks happened, but already observer how to give back. >> it's important to recognize this is a priority. >> reporter: for many this was a first time volunteering but not likely to be the last. in san francisco, debra villalon, ktvu news. to learn more about volunteer opportunities in your community, you can go to our website ktvu.com and click on web links. the san francisco 49ers honored the victims of september 11 with a moving tribute before today's game. in addition to taps, there was
a special flag ceremony. fighter jets then flew low over candle stick park. security was tight at today's game. there were extra officers in and around the stadium. with the fbi assisting with stadium security. security was beefed up today at all stadiums were games were played today. no problems were reported. tens of thousands of pounds of ground turkey products are being recalled today. cargill says salmonella was defected from a sample from the same plant tied to a recall last month. so far no illnesses have been reported from this latest recall. for the complete list of recalled products, you can go to our website ktvu.com and click on the right now section. well a new development in the conflict in libya. while no one is sure where gadhafi is, the same can't be
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sons have refuge. we're looking at a suicide bombing that happened yesterday in wardack province. those injured were not seriously hurt and should be able to return to duty soon. the attack happened in the same area as the downing of a u.s. chanook helicopter. in other news of the world tonight across the globe people stopped to mark the tenth anniversary of the september 11 attacks. at the american embassy in singapore, guests lit candles to remember the people who died in the attacks. a in paris a steady rain fell on those who gathered at the human rights plaza for a memorial service. two replicas of the towers were
erected. the namesover those who died held the names of those who died. and in rome the coliseum was lit in honor of those who died in the attacks. silent vigils were held today at the monument. pope benedict xvi led prayer for those who died. he called a bigger commitment for justice. more than a thousand people filled a san jose church to remember 9/11. patti lee tells us how firefighters honored their fallen brothers and sisters. >> reporter: 343 boots symbol rised the lives of fallen firefighters. a bell ceremony represents their last alarm. >> i try to hold back, but you know i had tears. especially you know the ringing of the bell. >> reporter: david lerma one of san jose's four firefighters sent to ground zero says he was gratified to see the phaoupbty
come together today -- community come together today. >> when people show their gratitude in mass, it really hits home. >> it makes us truly focus on the events of that day which we try to put out of our minds the other 364 days. san jose's major recalls a phone call from his daughter 10 years ago. >> told me to turn on the television. then the sudden realization that we would be at war and she would be one of the first to go. >> reporter: so many people shared their personal stories with us today, they also shared their concern that the lessons of 9/11 may be fading from memories. but they're hopeful the tenth anniversary will serve as an
effective reminder. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. they strapped on the gear and up they went. we will take you live as firefighte ♪ whoa! do you know what our favorite part of shooting hoops is? 3...2...1... overtime! ♪ we're the kids in america ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ start your morning a whole new way! ♪ ♪ ♪ pillsbury grands! biscuits ♪ filled with breakfast ingredients ♪ ♪ ready in minutes! ♪ you gotta taste...mmmm a brand new morning ♪ [ female announcer ] new pillsbury grands! biscuit sandwiches.
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of silence then the names were read of all firefighters who died. san francisco firefighters and police also observed the memorial mass together this morning. the service was held at st. monica's church on 27th avenue where father green is considered the firefighters spiritual leader. today's mass had extra meaning because of the deaths of two firefighters. >> this is the 54th annual mass. we're tieing it in with 9/11 but it's also to remember all those firefighters lost in the
line of service. more than 200 firefighters dawned their gear and went up 100 flights. >> this is the first time we decided for the tenth year to just grind it out. >> i'm out here to show support for families out here, for people who passed and just in the memories of everyone who passed. nationwide not just in new york but everywhere. it's a great cause and we're glad to be here to do it. >> we will walk for people who can't. >> we'll have 200 firefighters and they're going to climb the building twice. so this is just really us trying to provide a platform for them to pay tribute. >> you got it. that's good. >> as we gather here today and we do what we're going to do in -- going through what those firefighters did on 9/1.
climbing and descending the stairs, to protect and to serve it's in our hearts. and we will never forget. meantime peace activists added shades of pink to the golden gate bridge today. dozens of people wearing and waving pink marched across the bridge to commemorate the day. some members of code pink held heads during the journey. the group organized the walk to bring attention to the wars that have started but not ended in the last 10 years. >> i wish they would put down every gun. we have 19-year-olds looks at each other and shooting each other, what is going on. >> reporter: one woman covered a peace sign covered in flowers. others waved whatever pink
objects they could find. we have more coverage on ktv u.com of today's anniversary. including some of the pieces of our ktvu special, 9/11, a decade of change. just click on the 9/11 special tab. sonoma's council is looking at a law to ban smoking. it would ban smoking at public events and even inside public smokers lounges. the measure also allocates $140,000 to create designated smoking areas on county property. mosquito fogging is scheduled this week in the south bay after mosquitoes there tested positive for the west nile virus. the fogging is planned for wednesday evening in south san jose. weather permitting. west nile can provide mild to severe flu symptoms and in is
severe cases but rare cases death. there have been no confirmed cases in santa clara this year. prizes keep prices keep going up at the gas pumps. the regular price for unleaded is $4. in oakland prices shot up 19- cents a gallon over the past month. in san jose a gallon of regular went up 18-cents. items celebrating the career of amelia earhart went up for auction. 24 photographs of earhart brought in $13,400. the items belonged to a contra costa county woman who got them from a friend 20 years ago.
out to our east between 8:00 and 9:00 this evening. you can see the loop right there moving to the east of stockton. that basically dissipating. for the most part we do have clear skies or partly cloudy conditions across most of the region. forecast headlines for tonight we do have this, with partly cloudy skies fog will be developing overnight. tomorrow some morning cloud cover, skies becoming partly cloudy and the extended forecast. cool temperatures for the beaches, we're going to warm things up a little bit inland. tomorrow, partly to cloudy skies. temperatures will be in the 50s, a few locating starting in the 60s right around mountain view and san jose. livermore at 58 degrees. look at this satellite radar. yesterday the bulk of the activity has been center out toward the sierra. all because a center of low pressure, we've been watching that throughout the united states. this will trigger more thunderstorms in the sierra for tomorrow.
at least in the bay area we'll pick up a few high clouds. there's a slight chance of a few sprinkles. a very slight chance just for tomorrow morning. temperatures do warm up a few degrees as we head into monday and tuesday. here's our forecast model shows us some of the cloud cover tomorrow morning at 7:00 pulling back to near the shoreline into the afternoon hours. warmest locations inland approaching the lower 80s. so here's your forecast beginning 8:00. mostly cloudy, 55 degrees. by 12:00 a sun cloud mix. temperatures most areas on average six to 3 degrees warmer than today's highs. san jose in the upper 70s. fremont 74 and san francisco plenty of cloud cover tomorrow morning. temperatures right around 66 degrees for an afternoon high. here is a look ahead. your extended forecast and temperatures up a few degrees as we head into tuesday and wednesday. some minor cooling for thursday and friday. friday will be the coolest day of the workweek. and with your weekend always in
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also about reflection. the 49ers had just made a second quarter field goal then seattle quarterback jackson was hit by paris harellson forcing the ball into the air. it's picked up by carasu who takes it to the 49ers five. 16-0 49ers at the half. we didn't see a lot of smiles last year at the 49ers halftime. then here in the fourth it become s a two point game. baldwin runs away on a 55-yard score. ted gin waiting for the ensuing kick off.
gin takes off. this is a 102-yard return. the 49ers are back in front by nine, 26-17. a 3-up by the sea hawks then produced -- by the seahawks then produced this. the 49ers make jim harbaugh a winner. a handshake after the game could not have been quicker or more ensuing with carol after the game. after the game alex smith was asked about things like hugs and vindication. >> i don't know about vindication. it's one to know that's great. playing quarterback bottom line is get the win. find a way and defense helped a lot. special teams did great there in the end. >> i thought our defense was a very blue collar type of game. alex smith played tough. if he doesn't get that in we're
scrambling to clock it before the half. rolling the dice, putt it in his hand and he came out big for us. >> that hug on the field, how was that. >> i don't know, you would have to ask him that. but i think he enjoyed it more than the touchdown pass. >> reporter: the nfl likes to give the raiders monday night duty on the opening weekend. oakland opening up tomorrow night in denver. and ryan rex and twin brother on opposite side of the fields with their father. nick folk was good on a field goal with 20 seconds left to
go. folk beat the team that draft him and then cut him. 27-24. the ravens were eliminated by the steelers. today the ravens got their revenge on the game's very first series. joe flacco throws into good coverage. but bolden comes up with a catch. steelers are limited to a one second quarter touchdown. due to their offseason acquisition, the eagles have been characterized as the league's dream team. wasn't a good dream for the rams today. mccoy puts on a move. he's gone. this td run is mccoy's second of the game. the eagles run away from st. louis. another nfc west team observing another team for the day. cam newton, newton throws to steve smith. that's a 77-yard score. newton the first rookie to pass
for better than 400 yards in his professional debut. but it was another rookie who made the difference. patrick peterson took a punt at his own 11. he won't be stopped. the cardinals have a 28-21 lead thanks to this 89-yard line. and you knew kerry collins was a poor substitute for peyton for the colts but you probably didn't think it would be this bad. this is a big day for special team scores. jones found his way to the end zone. only a fourth quarter touchdown stopped the colts from being shut down. elsewhere on the scoreboard, tennessee matt hasselbeck went down to the jaguars 16-18. shut minnesota out with a
second half win. the chiefs stunned at home. bears handle the falcons in a match up of 2010 division winners. detroit opened up with a win over tampa. redskins down the giants behind rex grossman with carson palmer still fighting with management. back up the management bruce groskowski. despite the start of football season, the giants filled up at&t park for a game against the dodgers. they have developed their own culture at the ballpark with their own terminology. the giants did get madison balm garter. could the giants get more? they did in the fifth. pablo sandoval made a drive. got a piece of it but can't hang on. sandoval goes to second with a
double. it's 2-1. then in the 6th inning. kepinger finds his spot, that scores two as it pulled into second base. there's kepinger huff he drove in another. the giants avoid a sweep and put another game between themselves and second place l. a. baumgartner now 11-12 after san francisco's 8-1 win. for one game any way the arizona diamondbacks were human. hemley off a run. padres would go on to take a 7- 0 lead. but these are the diamondbacks, they scored six time, had a scoring tie. arizona had won 15 straight games at home. if it matters the diamondbacks lead over the giants is now 8.5 games. the a's again in the middle of race. oakland trying to cramp the style of division leading
texas. but adrian beltre had other ideas for the rangers. beltre with a two run homer. then he would pick up four hits and reach the 2,000 mark. and here's homer number 301. this one part of a three run-7. the rangers run over the a's to mathematically eliminate oakland. our nominees for high school football game of the week when sports wrap continues. and a point for [ female announcer ] did you know ninine out of ten growing kids don't get the recommended amounts of whole grain and calcium? that's where their favorite cereals like trix and cocoa puffs can help. general mills big g has the only leading line of kid cereals with at least eight grams of whole grain
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mayor. that woman is sam stoser who handled williams. stoser was awarded a point. williams was outplayed from start to finish dropping the first set. stoser wins this critical point in the second set. and now it's stoser in the far court wrapping it up with a strong service return. stoser wins for just her third win ever while becoming the first aussie to win a major in 1980. serena can't add to the list tonight as stoser wins her first. seven cal players part of the rubgy team that took on the u.s. tommy bowey just crosses the goal line.
next up for the u.s. is a game against russia on thursday. and it's time to give you our six nominees for high school football game of the week. this week you can vote for sequioa. concord at kennedy of fremont, oak grove at los gatos, newman at valley kreut chen or . that's it for this late sunday night edition of sports wrap. have a good week everybody. for now 49ers celebrating. >> i know one football team that will have a good week. >> i know it's just one game but -- >> we'll see how the raiders do tomorrow night against the broncos. we'll have the latest news from overnight. >> our coverage continues online on ktv you u.com. thank you so much for joining
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